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Only two brigades are ready | Keeping the Arctic peace | U.S. ASW vision

Only two brigades are ready | Keeping the Arctic peace | U.S. ASW vision

Army Chief of Staff Ray Odierno says his service has just two combat-ready brigades. (Defense News). And don’t miss the rest of Defense News’ coverage from AUSA.

James Stavridis on avoiding war …

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Army seeks way forward | USAF QDR | China’s air force

Happy AUSA Week! As you head off to the year’s biggest domestic land-warfare convention, don’t miss Paul McCleary’s article about the Army’s attempt to find its way post-Iraq, post-Afghanistan. McCleary talked with …

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Better gear, please | How to be a scholar | AFPAK Hands

Better gear, please | How to be a scholar | AFPAK Hands

120mm mortar

Robert Scales notes that if the six soldiers and Marines who have received the Medal of Honor for heroism in Afghanistan had deployed with some relatively simple and inexpensive gear, …

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1957: Curtains for the 1st Armored?

1957: Curtains for the 1st Armored?

The Defense Department considered axing the 1st Armored Division in 1957.

From the archive: September 28, 1957

Manpower Reductions

Secretary Charles E. Wilson’s order for a military manpower cutback to 2,600,000 will …

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China copying drones | Afghanistan command shift | Tech vs. men

The onslaught of cyber attacks out of China isn’t new, but it seems the targets are becoming more focused.  A coordinated effort to steal design data on US drones has been in …

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1957: Can women fire missiles?

1957: Can women fire missiles?

Nike Hercules surface-to-air missiles at Fort Hancock, N.J.

From the archive: September 21, 1957

WAC Tested for Missile Billets

The Army has launched a test to find out if women soldiers can …

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1982: Slugging it out in print

1982: Slugging it out in print

A UH-1 Huey makes a delivery in Vietnam. (Army)

From the archives: August 1982

(Editor’s note: In mid-1982, AFJ hosted a running debate about the combat effectiveness of past and future helicopters between …

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Back to reality

Why land power trumps in the national rebalance toward Asia

By Maj. Robert Chamberlain

The American Army is an organization in search of a strategic purpose. American conventional involvement in the war …

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